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IV Fighter Command

IV Fighter Command
Active 1941-1944
Country United States
Branch United States Army Air Forces
Type Command and Control

The IV Fighter Command is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was last assigned to Fourth Air Force, based at Oakland Airport, California. It was inactivated on 31 March 1944.



  • Constituted as IV Interceptor Command on 26 May 1941
Activated on 8 July 1941
Redesignated as IV Fighter Command in May 1942
Disbanded on 31 March 1944.




Operational history

Provided air defense for the west coast; trained fighter organizations and personnel.


 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.

  • Maurer, Maurer (1983). Air Force Combat Units Of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.

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